Available now in the 101 Films x AGFA (American Genre Film Archive) collection: a wild shot-on-video horror anthology from Baltimore, a double bill of ’70s adult movies with the stories brought to the fore, an ultra-violent slasher from Toronto that tackles the toxicity of early 90s society, and a violent and histrionic psychodrama that represents an overlooked early entry in the canon of queer cinema.
The 101 Films x AGFA (American Genre Film Archive) collection is back with a vengeance with a mindbending slice of sci-fi sexploitation from Argentina, and a beloved piece of kung fu DIY moviemaking from Columbus, Ohio’s William Lee.
“The most curious picture of them all…”
Presented by Arrow Video in new 4K restorations of its original theatrical version and extended ‘Unrated Edition’, Wild Things is a classic piece of sexy late-90s neo-noir.
Dare you say his name five times? From the chilling imagination of horror master Clive Barker comes Candyman – one of the greatest horror movies of the ‘90s, now newly restored on 4K UHD.
“Be wild. Be wicked. Beware.”
Written and directed by Jae Matthews and Augustus Muller, better known as the American darkwave duo Boy Harsher, The Runner is an experimental exploitation movie that explores themes of desire, seduction, fear, and compulsion.
“Reckless… Out of control… Pure evil.”
Arrow Video is excited to announce the November lineup of their subscription-based Arrow platform. Fans of the magnificent, maverick French director Jean Rollin are in for a treat, as Arrow presents a two-part season of films by the master of the sumptuous, dreamlike erotic horror film.
“Their innocence violated beyond description in an endless nightmare of terror!”
I remember Local Boogeyman… One night, he finished dinner, and he excused himself from the table. He went out to the garage, and got himself a hacksaw. Then he went back into the house, kissed his wife and his two children, and proceeded to distress a new batch of Halloween t-shirts!
“Let’s celebrate the horror!”
Blistering Italian crime classic The Violent Professionals blazes onto Blu-ray from 88 Films with every car chase and gunshot more mind-blowing than ever.
The Nun and the Devil is a headily erotic tale of seduction and persecution detailing the sinful practices which spill out of a 16th century convent.
“One man against the syndicate. Within the law or without!”
Plagued by strange – and deeply disturbing – nightmares, fashion photographer Scott Bruin thinks he’s losing his mind. But when he meets Kimberly – a beautiful woman who he thought he’d imagined but who is actually very real – he realises that something else going on. Something a lot more dangerous than he could ever have imagined… A steamy thriller directed by famed exploitation kingpin Niko Mastorakis, 88 Films are proud to present In the Cold of the Night, an erotic mystery like no other.
“She walked out of a dream… and into his nightmares.”
One of Osamu Tezuka’s most adult and sexually-charged works, Barbara (1973-74) was originally serialized as a follow-up to Ayako (1972-73) in Big Comic from July 1973 to May 1974. Barbara is an adult-orientated fantasy tale filled with love and the occult. Its story deals with the erotic and bizarre experiences of a famous novelist called Yosuke Mikura whose life is tossed upside down by a mysterious girl named “Barbara”.
“Who the hell… are you?”
Mark L. Lester’s Truck Stop Women is an exploitation feature that treats sex, violence, and sensationalism with love and affection. And Steel Arena is an interesting look at small-town America, where people will risk their lives for entertainment.
“Double-clutchin’… gear-jammin’ mamas who like a lot of hi-jackin’ by day… a lot of heavy truckin’ by night!”
CultFilms is proud to present the 4K restoration of Liliana Cavani’s provocative classic The Night Porter (1974), with brand new extras that explore the film’s controversial history and make it ripe for re-assessment. The Night Porter has been controversial since its initial release in 1974. Now, Liliana Cavani’s story of obsessive passion and tragic destiny is presented in this definitive 4K restoration, overseen by Cavani herself and finally doing justice to her challenging and extraordinary vision.
“The most controversial picture of our time!”
Boobs & Blood is a magazine that gives all its profits to charity – in this case the Keep A Breast Foundation – and last month it celebrated its 3rd issue for whom everyone involved worked entirely for free. It looks like an art magazine yet it covers the world of exploitation culture.